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Undiscovered Singapore: Cycling on Pulau Ubin

Undiscovered singapore cycling on pulau ubinMention Singapore and immediately images of skyscrapers and frenetic shoppers come to mind. With its population of about 100 fishermen and subsistence farmers Pulau Ubin is in stark contrast and remains the last bastion of kampong or village life in Singapore. Sandwiched between the main island of Singapore and Malaysia, the pulau or island has so far managed to evade the developers. Many city-bound Singaporeans go there looking for off the beaten track adventure, unheard of on the mainland and go cycling on Pulau Ubin. It’s also a great escape for any visitor wanting to flee the fast paced shop until you drop syndrome. Continue reading